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YMC’s Dr. Michael Pietila Recognized as Top Physician among 1,800 Peers

Yankton, SD — Dr. Michael Pietila, FCCP, FACP, Board Certified Pulmonologist and Critical Care, Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C., was presented a prestigious award from Avera Home Medical Equipment’s Jeff Hart, Sales Representative Business Development, and Mark Bauer, RRT, Director Avera Home Medical Equipment.

Hart and Bauer presented the “Top Physician” award to Dr. Pietila at Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. earlier this week. Mr. Hart explains, “For our fiscal year 2023, which ended in September, Dr. Pietila was the Top Physician among the total Avera footprint, which includes 1,200 Avera Physicians, plus an additional 600 Physicians, like Dr. Pietila, who are not affiliated with Avera, in key indicators for the Avera Home Medical Equipment division.”

“We congratulate Dr. Pietila on being number one out of 1,800 Physicians! What a well-deserved honor for him”, says Becky McManus, CEO of Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. “Dr. Pietila provides high quality care to our patients, as evidenced by his consistent 5-star rating. We are fortunate to have an expert like Dr. Pietila in our clinic and outreach locations.”

Dr. Pietila is part of the Pulmonology team at Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C., which provides full pulmonary function testing, imaging and sleep medicine services, eliminating the need to travel to receive the same services. Our Pulmonologists are able to see new referrals within two to five days, eliminating a long wait time.